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Mo Nishida Interview II

Date: January 9, 2012
Location: Los Angeles, California
Videographer: Tani Ikeda
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-382
01:42:44
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Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the Manzanar 5500 organization, in which participants make an annual pilgrimage from Los Angeles to the former Manzanar camp site on foot.
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Getting involved in the Civil Rights Movement Segment 1 of 13 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Getting involved early on in the Little Tokyo redevelopment movement Segment 2 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Working for the Housing Committee Segment 3 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Opposing Japanese corporations building in Little Tokyo during redevelopment Segment 4 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Protesting redevelopment in Little Tokyo Segment 5 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Reflections on redevelopment Segment 6 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Participating in the American Indian Movement's occupation of Wounded Knee Segment 7 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Feelings upon returning to the Amache camp site Segment 8 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Battling drug addiction Segment 9 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Introduction to Buddhism Segment 10 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Founding the Manzanar 5500 organization Segment 11 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Evolution of the Manzanar 5500 Segment 12 of 13 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Los Angeles, California Reflections Segment 13 of 13 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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